One of my favorite things to crochet are dolls inspired by fictional characters. The first one I ever made was Cinder from The Lunar Chronicles by Marissa Meyer, and it was so much fun that I knew it was all over. 🙂 I wanted to make a page for reference, both for myself and for you guys, if you’re fangirls like me!
I’m going to post some of the general information for making these dolls, and then link to the separate posts I’ve done for each one.
Too lazy to write this up right now.
The Doll Pattern
I used the AMAZING “Mini Free Spirit” pattern from By Hook, By Hand for all these dolls. I took three rows out of the head to make it more spherical, because my gauge works up differently, it seems. It’s an incredible pattern, and Beth is generous enough to provide it for free. By far my favorite doll-making pattern!
This is what I do for the wig cap:
Rnd 1: 6 sc in magic ring
Rnd 2-5: Work in back loops for the entire wig cap. Do the increases as directed in the pattern (a basic 6-st circle).
Rnd 6-7: Increase 3 sts in each of these rounds.
Rnd 8-10: Sc in each st around. At end of last rnd, sl st, fasten off and leave the end as long as you want the hair.
Now let’s get into the specific dolls!
“Ghosts” by Raina Telgemeier
I made Cat and Maya from Ghosts by Raina Telgemeier for my final project in my college English class. You can read more about the project here! ^_^
Also, the author shared the dolls on her Facebook and Twitter pages, and I almost exploded from fangirling. She’s the nicest person! 😀
Clarke Griffin from “The 100.” Post coming soon.
Sarah J. Maas Books
Feyre from “A Court of Thorns and Roses.” I brought her to the book signing. 🙂
The Lunar Chronicles
Cinder, Scarlet, Cress, and Winter from the series by Marissa Meyer (with Iko atop the books!) I’m going to find links to their posts soon.